Thad McCotter: “This is not a nostalgic ‘anti-colonial uprising’ from within”
By Sissy Willis of sisu
"Your Cairo statement rings true. Am I right here," we twittered Rep. Thad McCotter this afternoon, linking our own tweet (above), a layman's take on the ongoing Middle East turmoil based upon keeping our virtual ear to the ground in the last period of time:
This is what's really happening. Muslim Brotherhood poised to co-opt restless populations thoughout Middle East.
"Yes, you are right," McCotter direct-messaged back. We're inclined to take the Michigan Congressman's well-considered assessments seriously. Any politician who can hold his own on Greg Gutfeld's transcendent, "take no prisoners" Red Eye on Fox in the wee hours is top salesman in the global marketplace of ideas. A few excerpts from McCotter's "Statement on Egyptian Crisis: America Must Stand with Her Ally Egypt" — a counterpoint to the standard-issue "let my people go" narrative spin that seems to be dominating the airwaves — and then, as might be expected, a few thoughts of our own …
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